Cyclone Fani: Red alert in Andhra Pradesh; NDRF team deployed
May 2, 2019, 9:22 AM IST
Amaravathi: A red alert has been raised in Srikakulam district of north coastal Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday as heavy rains with winds gusting up to 120 kmph are likely to hit under the influence of the extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani.
Heavy rainfall has also been predicted in adjoining Vizianagaram district and scattered rain in Visakhapatnam and East Godavari districts along the Bay of Bengal on May 2 and 3.
Fifteen teams of NDRF personnel, 34 boat rescue teams of fire services department and 116 road clearance teams have been kept on standby for necessary emergency operations.